Report: ASUS' Android Wear Smartwatch to Be Priced Between $99 to $149
June 27, 2014 6:52 PM
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ASUS looks to undercut its rivals in the Android Wear market
Is $199 (
Samsung Gear Live
) or $229 (
LG G Watch
) too rich for your blood when it comes to
Android Wear-based smartwatches
? Now it appears that ASUS is aiming quite a bit lower for its entry into own entry into the nascent market.
sources, ASUS is set to launch an AMOLED-equipped Android Wear smartwatch that will be priced between $99 and $149. With Motorola definitely looking trending the high end of the market with its much-lauded
(estimated MSRP of $249), ASUS’ entry — at least at a $99 price point — just might be enough to trigger an impulse buy from consumers that have already bought into the Android ecosystem.
As you may have already known, Android Wear smartwatches require a smartphone running Android 4.3 or higher (check compatibility
) to function as anything other than a glorified watch.
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RE: I have a smart watch and...
6/29/2014 4:54:14 AM
I have noticed that if there is a lot of wireless in the area, it does lose connection. Not often to the point of annoyance. I do think the software needs some work but Pebble so far is the best one. The other watches look promising but bulky looking.
We'll see what the future holds.
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